Kathmandu, Jan 26 (IANS) They helped keep peace and order in strife-hit states of India and now former soldiers of the Indian Army are chipping in to boost the ongoing peace negotiations in neighbouring Nepal.
Friday, January 26, 2007 11:40:44 AM
Kathmandu, Jan 26 (IANS) Acknowledging the transformation of Nepal's communist guerrillas into a mainstream party and one of the most influential political forces in the kingdom, India Friday extended diplomatic ties to the rebels on the occasion of its 58th Republic Day.
Friday, January 26, 2007 11:08:12 AM
Kathmandu, Jan 25 (IANS) Though strife and closures continued to cripple Nepal's volatile Terai plains, where a lot of people of Indian origin live, the powerful Maoist guerrillas ruled out talks with the protesting groups, saying they were instigated by King Gyanendra and Hindu fundamentalists.
Thursday, January 25, 2007 1:35:38 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 25 (IANS) First he was removed as head of government after a mass uprising. Then the new government ousted him as head of the army. Now, Nepal's King Gyanendra is set to lose his last bastion - the Nepali currency.
Thursday, January 25, 2007 1:10:14 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 24 (IANS) After a winter of discontent, Nepal's 'suspended' King Gyanendra kept his date with religion, making his first public appearance since a new constitution divested him of his remaining executive position as head of state.
Wednesday, January 24, 2007 12:51:55 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 24 (IANS) Almost a week after violence and closures gripped key towns in southern Nepal, ethnic protesters said the disruptions will continue - though 'peacefully and democratically' - till the government pays serious attention to the distress of the people of Indian origin.
Wednesday, January 24, 2007 12:14:00 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 24 (IANS) The UN Security Council has approved Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's proposal to set up a political mission in Nepal to assist the peace process.
Wednesday, January 24, 2007 11:03:10 AM
Kathmandu, Jan 23 (IANS) The Nepal government Tuesday ordered a probe into the continuing ethnic violence in the Terai region that has killed five people, and asked the opposing groups to hold talks.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007 5:13:52 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 23 (IANS) While the Nepal government Tuesday formally asked ethnic factions demanding rights for people of Indian origin in the Terai plains to begin talks, the death toll in violence in the turbulent southeast climbed to five with 14 receiving medical treatment.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007 2:44:54 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 23 (IANS) Nepal heaved a sigh of relief Tuesday as a transport strike that caused huge losses and inconvenienced thousands was withdrawn after a midnight agreement between the government and transporters.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007 11:54:05 AM
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